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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 27 / 16

League One side Fleetwood Town accepted the resignation of Manager STEVEN PRESSLEY  after nine months in charge of the club. Pressley, 42, replaced former Scotland teammate GRAHAM ALEXANDER  in October with the club in the relegation zone "and guided them to safety." Assistant ...

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